[Geany-Devel] More Contributions (DevynCJohnson)

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Thu Nov 12 05:46:25 UTC 2015

>>> Because of the swear word?
>> Well that doesn't help of course. :)
>> But mostly because (subject to the standard IANAL disclaimer) as I
>> read it, it allows you to do anything you want with the license, but
>> says nothing about any other material.
>> And without a disclaimer it would allow me to sue the pants off of you
>> if the software under it didn't do what you said it did.
> From the FAQ[0]:
>> Is the WTFPL a valid license?
>>> Although the validity of the WTFPL has not been tested in courts,
>>> it is widely accepted as a valid license. Every major Linux
>>> distribution (Debian, Fedora, Arch, Gentoo, etc.) ships software
>>> licensed under the WTFPL, version 1 or 2. Bradley Kuhn (executive
>>> director of the Free Software Foundation) was quoted saying that the
>>> FSF’s folks agree the WTFPL is a valid free software license.

Hmmm, ok, clause 0, the operative clause is so brief I missed it :)

But the fact that it doesn't have a disclaimer is still risky.

> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
> [0]: http://www.wtfpl.net/faq/
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